Washington, D.C. Weather Forecast: Ahhhhh!

This Afternoon:Sunny Skies Highs: Upper 70s Wind: NW 10-15 Tonight:Mostly Clear Lows: Upper 50s Wind: N 5 Thursday:Mostly Sunny Highs: Around 80 Wind: Variable 5

A strong cold front passed through D.C. bringing a few severe storms last evening. We just got word from the National Weather Service that there was some tree damage a mile North of The National Zoo and a tree down at American University in NW DC.{ } That strong cold front was the leading edge of some much cooler, drier air.{ } Our dew points this morning were in the 40s!{ } That is compared to the 70s yesterday, a huge indication of just how much the humidity has dropped.{ } A large area of high pressure is settling in now and will dominate our weather the rest of the week.{ }

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This Afternoon

Temperatures will stay on the cool side as a result with Northwesterly winds.{ } Our average high is 87 on this date.{ } We will be lucky to stretch to 80 this afternoon.{ } Our high temperatures are more indicative of mid-September.{ } Overnight lows should drop into the 50s across the region tonight.{ } That is more typical of late September.{ } Grab a sweater for the morning!{ } And believe it or not, the next chance of rain for D.C. could be of a tropical origin early next week.{ } Check out my blog today for more on that.{ } Have a great afternoon!

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